Tag Archives: sin

Desperado

Desperado, why don’t you come to your senses? You’ve been out ridin’ fences for so long now Oh, you’re a hard one, but I know that you’ve got your reasons These things that are pleasin’ you can hurt you somehow … Continue reading

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Long Black Train

When we catch our first sight of it, nothing could be more appealing. It doesn’t look black at all. It is bright, sleek and beckons with sophistication. Through its spotless windows you can see handsome, fresh-faced people on board, full … Continue reading

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Moral Destitution

Jesus said to them, ‘I tell you the truth, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you.’ –Matt. 21:31. Oswald Chambers asked his readers, “Are you humble enough to come to Christ as sinners?” … Continue reading

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Obedience

In spite of my unshakeable belief in the person of Christ, my Christian life has been a patchwork of successes and disappointments.  I have known both joy and tumult.  A number of crashing personal failures and regular emotional turbulence

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We’re All in This Together

“Holding a grudge is like taking poison and expecting the other person to die.”                             –Alcoholics Anonymous adage It has been a long and thoughtful process that … Continue reading

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California Psychics

I had coffee recently with my old bridge partner Skids Grofsky. We were catching up on things when he suddenly became very quiet. It was clear that he was troubled about something. I asked him if he was OK. “I … Continue reading

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Eternal Security?

Once saved, always saved? Or are we responsible for maintaining our connection with God and a basic standard of Christian behavior? If we don’t, what happens? What if I were to lose heart completely, come to despair over some sin … Continue reading

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